Family Promise Union County

DSC_1653 (1024x692)Family Promise Union County (FPUC) is overseen by the national Family Promise office.  It provides a holistic approach, through a comprehensive set of services, to families experiencing homelessness and families at-risk of homelessness in Union County, New Jersey.


The need for shelter and comprehensive support services in Union County remains great.  In the 2016 Point in Time count, Union County reported:


  • 328 households were experiencing homelessness, an increase of 23% from 2015;
  • 161 children under the age of 18 were homeless;
  • 58% of those children were under the age of 6.



FPUC’s   Bridge to Success program creates opportunities for families to reclaim their independence.  It provides comprehensive services targeted at helping them rebuild their lives and focus on the future.


FPUC has provided countless opportunities for people to make a difference in the lives of families in their community.

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Click Here to view FPUC Congregations and Community Partners.

Family Promise Union County Program staff:

Geleen Donovan-Executive Director
Risé Grady-Case Manager
Jeannine King-Family Wellness Coordinator
Leon Bober-Van Driver

Click Here to meet the FPUC Community Board.

Contact Us:
First Baptist Church
402 Union Avenue
Elizabeth, NJ 07208

Phone: (908) 289-7300

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